Jodi Komitor is the founder of the first kids yoga studio in the world! She founded Next Generation Yoga in 1998 in New York City after 6 years in the public school classroom teaching kids with special needs, she realized we all have special needs!   Jodi is considered a leading authority on yoga for kids. She has certified over 1000 kids yoga teachers and led NGY Teacher Trainings internationally. Jodi is the author of the best-selling book The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga with Kids, (Macmillan 2000), the star of Activity TV Yoga & the creator of the DVD: Whale Yoga for Kids.   Jodi has expanded Next Generation Yoga to the west coast and Jodi currently lives in sunny San Diego with her white boxer, Chants. She and NGY Teachers lead classes in schools, yoga studios, afterschool programs and hospitals.   Philanthropy & volunteering are near to her heart, Jodi serves as a board member for Kids for Peace, she is an advisor for the Infinity Wellness Foundation and an Ambassador for the Africa Yoga Project.   While Jodi continuously seeks to expand her teachings, she will always admit that the kids are her best teachers!   Connect with Jodi on Facebook, Twitter or email